GET QUALIFIED is an initiative that supports the personal development of individuals for the achievement of qualifications and certifications required by industry. The incentive is applicable to individuals following a course of studies leading to a certification, diploma, degree or post-graduate degree courses. Upon successful completion the student will benefit from a tax credit enabling them to recover part of the costs incurred.

What you'll get

The tax credit granted to successful students will be of 70% of the eligible costs yet the
maximum value of tax credits will be capped in relation to the MQF level of the
qualification as specified in the incentive guidelines. 


Students who have obtained a qualification at MQF Level 3 and 4 (vocational studies only), and MQF Level 5 to 8 and non-level rated courses required for industry.

How to apply

In order to benefit from tax credits in-line with the scheme guidelines, students need to follow the below procedure for application:

  • Check if course being pursued is in list of approved courses that can be viewed Click Here 

  • If course is already in approved list, students may opt to register themselves by accessing the portal by clicking Click Here or through an institute, where applicable.

  • Once registered, students will receive a username and password enabling them to access the online system, submit and manage their application. Following registration, students are reminded that they are still required to submit their application, in line with the Incentive Guidelines

  • If course is not available in approved list, students should Click Here to apply to be considered for eligibility under the scheme.


Apply for new courses to be considered eligible:

Institutes applying for a course that is not already listed should use this application form to be considered for eligibility under the scheme. Click Here . 

Register Students

Institutes registering students to be considered for eligibility under the scheme should use this registration form. Click Here